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It's Official, Elvis Is Still The King Of The UK Charts

December 10, 2005 | Music
It's official... Elvis Presley remains the most successful UK chart act of all time. The legend stays ahead of Cliff Richard after the Book of British Hit Singles and Albums officially unveiled their long awaited annual list of the Top 100 Most Successful Acts Of All Time.

The Top 100 is the most definitive and genuine list of its kind, as it is based on the total number of weeks each contender has spent on the official UK Singles and Albums charts and not on arbitrary voting. This year Queen have overtaken The Beatles into third place, while Madonna is getting ever closer to the Fab Four.

This year's Top 20 is:

1. Elvis Presley
2. Cliff Richard
3. Queen
4. The Beatles
5. Madonna
6. Elton John
7. The Shadows
8. Michael Jackson
9. U2
10. David Bowie
11. Rod Stewart
12. Frank Sinatra
13. Diana Ross
14. Dire Straits
15. Simon & Garfunkel
16. The Rolling Stones
17. Abba
18. Fleetwood Mac
19. Phil Collins
20. Paul McCartney
CD King wrote on December 11, 2005
At last we get an HONEST List. ELVIS Presley was and still is indeed the true KING of the Charts not only in the UK but Worldwide as well. Long Live The KING OF THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD.
forelvis wrote on December 11, 2005
Extraordinary, extraordinary I am very happy. Elvis Presley is the number 1. And a note. Somebody very envious (very posible jackson)wrote one site named music with contact (is a very popular site and change the names, first contact and second music with .com) the next: screen name: Kittikat (22) posted on 10/12/2005 09:03 comments: I have nothing against Elvis (he is very talented) but if the media had of Left Michael Jackson alone, and not turned so many people against him.he would be at the top! damn the (you know) media!! Michael Jackson 4 eva
forelvis wrote on December 11, 2005
I am so proud of Elvis Presley
Renan Augusto wrote on December 12, 2005
Sure, I am proud of being an Elvis fan.